Science Dec 02How tear gas works: A rundown of the chemicals used on crowds
There are two broad types of tear gas—and they’re both engineered to cause pain.
Science Apr 20Scientists say most marijuana strains act basically the same
Cannabis breeders have long been crossing plants to develop distinctive strains that purportedly do different things. But many scientists see the whole thing as a pipe dream.
Science Jan 30Why an LSD high lasts for so long
A new discovery of how LSD changes a protein’s structure may explain why the drug is so powerful, and why its trips are so long and strange.
Science Sep 29If DEA blocks kratom, promising research on opioid alternative may suffer
Kratom, a compound from a Southeast Asian tree, offers hope for a safer opioid alternative, but research could slow to a crawl as the DEA steps in.